Welding respirators are an important piece of welding safety equipment used to help filter out poisonous fumes and particles. The best welding respirators will fit under your welding helmet, help you to breathe cleaner air, be comfortable to wear and durable.Read More
A MIG welder and gas cylinder are heavy pieces of equipment, often with a combined weight of over 100 lbs. The best way to securely keep these together in your workshop and have the ability to move them about is with a welding cart. A good welding cart will have enough room for all your equipment, be study and easy to maneuver. Below are our top picks and a buyers guide to help you choose the one that’s right for you.
Welding aluminum is much more challenging that welding steel due to the different characteristics of the metal. Aluminum is different to steel because it melts at around 1200 degrees but is coated with an oxide layer that melts at around 3700 degrees.Read More
If you’re a beginner welder or looking to buy your first welder, you’ll probably want something that’s inexpensive, easy to use, gets good results and doesn’t have loads of unnecessary features or power. We’ve selected our top welders for beginners based on this criteria.
The best welders for beginners are MIG welders that run off 120v power because they’re easy to use and you can run them off your standard household power source. We’ve also included the best stick welder for beginners and the best TIG welder for beginners in our top picks, in case you’re looking to branch out into one of those welding processes.